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ORGANIZATION: Riding with HEART

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 5 people are interested
Bryan & Penny
Penny giving Bryan some love after a lesson.

Volunteers are needed in all aspects of the equine assisted activities and therapy program such as horse leaders and sidewalkers, barn and horse care, facility maintenance, office, and computer assistance, fundraising, community outreach, Board of Directors, event planning or any unique talents that you would like to volunteer to our rewarding organization. Riding with HEART is a Certifying Organization of the Presidential Volunteer Service Awards.
Volunteers must be 12 years old or older. All volunteers regardless of horse experience are required to attend New Volunteer Orientation & Training.

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About Riding with HEART

Location:

639 County Road 513, Pittstown, NJ 08867, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Riding with HEART is to improve the life of physically and cognitively challenged adults, children and their families and to provide youth development through our diverse equine-assisted programs.

Description

Riding with HEART is a 501(C) 3 Non-Profit organization located in Pittstown, NJ on 30 Green Acres Preserved Farmland. Riding with HEART (RWH) provides a multitude of equine-assisted activities and therapies beneficial to adults and children with physical, cognitive, or emotional disabilities.

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Riding with HEART offers a full, comprehensive equine experience. Whether participants are enjoying the benefits of adaptive therapeutic riding, they are also encouraged to have face-to-face contact with the horses. Grooming, leading and spending time in the company of horses also builds confidence and can offer a safe place to get away from the challenges faced by so many individuals. Our specially trained therapy horses are the best part of the Riding with HEART team.

Programs include Adaptive Therapeutic Horseback Riding, social skills for individuals on the Autism Spectrum, summer programs, at-risk youth development, and programs for all other physical, emotional, and cognitive challenges.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Children & Youth
People with Disabilities
Animals, Children & Youth, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

639 County Road 513Pittstown, NJ 08867

(40.57555,-74.99937)
 

SKILLS

  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Donor Management
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 12
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 2 hours weekly

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